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ther or mother, let him die the said unto him, Declare unto us death.
this parable. 5 But ye say, Whosoever shall 16 And Jesus said, Are ye alsay to his father or his mother, so yet without understanding ? It is a gift, by whatsoever thou 17 Do not ye yet understand, mightest be profited by me; that whatsoever entereth in at
6 And honour not his father the mouth goeth into the belly, or his mother, he shall be free. and is cast out into the draught : Thus have ye made the com- 18 But those things which mandment of God of none ef-proceed out of the mouth come fect by your tradition.
forth from the heart, and they 7 Ye hypocrites! well did defile the man? Esaias prophesy of you, say
19 For out of the heart proing,
ceed evil thoughts, murders, 8 This people draweth nigh adulteries, fornications, thefts, unto me with their mouth, and | false witness, blasphemies; honoureth me with their lips ; 20 These are the things which but their heart is far from me. defile a man :
but to eat with 9 But in vain they do worship unwashen hands defileth not a me, teaching for doctrines the
man. commandments of men.
21 Then Jesus went thence, 10 And he called the multi- and departed into the coasts of tude, and said unto them, Hear Tyre and Sidon. and understand :
22 And, behold, a woman of 11 Not that which goeth into Canaan came out of the same the mouth, defileth a man : but coasts, and cried unto him, say. that which cometh out of the ing, Have mercy on me, O mouth, this defileth a man. Lord, thou Son of David ; my
12 Then came his disciples, daughter is grievously vexed and said unto him, Knowest with a devil. thou that the Pharisees were of- 23 But he answered her not a fended after they heard this say- word. And his disciples came
and besought him, saying, Send 13 But he answered and said, her away ; for she crieth after Every plant which my heavenly Father hath not planted, shall 24 But he answered and said, be rooted up.
I am not sent but unto the 14 Let them alone : they be lost sheep of the house of Isblind leaders of the blind. And rael. if the blind lead the blind, both 25 Then came she and worshall fall into the ditch.
shipped him saying, Lord, help 15 Then answered Peter, and me.
26 But he answered and said, so much bread in the wilderIt is not meet to take the chil- |ness, as to fill so great a multidren's bread, and to cast it to tude ? dogs.
34 And Jesus saith unto them, 27 And she said, Truth, Lord: How many loaves have ye ? yet the dogs eat of the crumbs And they said, Seven, and a few which fall from their master's little fishes. table.
35 And he commanded the 28 Then Jesus answered, and multitude to sit down on the said unto her, O woman, great ground. is thy faith : be it unto thee 36 And he took the seven even as thou wilt. And her | loaves and the fishes, and gave daughter was made whole from thanks, and brake them, and that very hour.
gave to his disciples, and the 29 And Jesus departed from disciples to the multitude. thence, and came nigh unto the 37 And they did all eat, and sea of Galilee, and went up in- were filled : and they took up to a mountain, and sat down of the broken meat that was there.
left, seven baskets full. 30 And great multitudes came 38 And they that did eat were unto him, having with them four thousand men, besides wothose that were lame, blind, men and children.
39 others, and cast them down at titude, and took ship, and came Jesus' feet, and he healed them; | into the coasts of Magdala.
31 Insomuch that the multitude wondered, when they saw
CHAP. XVI. the dumb to speak, the maim
THE SIGN OF JONAS. ed to be whole, the lame to walk, and the blind to see : and THE Pharisees also, with the they glorified the God of Isra- Sadducees, came, and, temptel.
ing, desired him that he would 32 Then Jesus called his dis-shew them a sign from haven. ciples unto him, and said, I have 2 He answered, and said uncompassion on the multitude, to them, When it is evening, ye because they continue with me say, It will be fair weather; for now three days, and have noth- the sky is red : ing to eat : and I will not send 3 And in the morning, It will them away fasting, lest they be foul weather to-day ; for the faint in the way.
sky is red and lowering. Oye 33 And his disciples say unto hypocrites ! ye can discern the him, Whence should we have || face of the sky; but can ye not discern the signs of the times? | asked his disciples, saying,
4. A wicked and adulterous Whom do men say that I, the generation seeketh after a sign; Son of man, am ? and there shall no sign be given 14 And they said, Some say unto it, but the sign of the pro- that thou art John the Baptist, phet Jonas. And he left them,
And he left them, some Elias, and others Jeremi. and departed.
as, or one of the prophets. 5 And when his disciples were
15 He saith unto them, But come to the other side, they whom say ye that I am ? had forgotten to take bread. 16 And Simon Peter answered
6 Then Jesus said unto them, and said, Thou art the Christ, Take heed and beware of the the Son of the living God. leaven of the Pharisees, and of 17 And Jesus answered and the Sadducees.
said unto him, Blessed art thou, 7 And they reasoned among Simon Bar.jona : for flesh and themselves, saying, It is be- blood hath not revealed it unto cause we have taken no bread. thee, but my Father which is in
8 Which when Jesus perceiv- heaven. ed, he said unto them, Oye of 18 And I say also unto thee, little faith!, why reason ye a. That thou art Peter; and upon mong yourselves, because ye this rock I will build my church, have brought no bread ? and the gates of hell shall not
9 Do ye not yet understand, prevail against it. neither remember the five loaves 19 And I will give unto thee of the five thousand, and how the keys of the kingdom of heamany baskets ve took
ven: and whatsoever thou shalt 10 Neither the seven loaves | bind on earth, shall be bound in of the four thousand, and how heaven; and whatsoever thou many baskets ye took up ? shalt loose on earth, shall be
11 How is it that ye do not loosed in heaven. understand that I spake it not 20 Then charged he his disto you concerning bread, that ciples, that they should tell no ye should beware of the leaven man that he
man that he was Jesus the of the Pharisees, and of the Sad Christ. ducees?
21 From that time forth began 12 Then understood they how Jesus to shew unto his disciples, that he bade them not bewarehow that he must go unto Jeruof the leaven of bread, but of salem, and suffer many things of the doctrine of the Pharisees, the elders, and chief priests, and and of the Sadducees.
scribes, and be killed, and be 13 When Jesus came into the raised again the third day. coasts of Cesarea Philippi, he 22 Then Peter took him, and
began to rebuke him, saying, 2 And was transfigured before Be it far from thee, Lord : this them; and his face did shine as shall not be unto thee.
the sun, and his raiment was 23 But he turned, and said white as the light. unto Peter, Get thee behind me, 3 And, behold, there appeared Satan; thou art an offence unto unto them Moses and Elias, me: for thou savourest not the talking with him. things that be of God, but those 4 Then answered Peter, and that be of men.
said unto Jesus, Lord, it is good 24 Then said Jesus unto his for us to be here: if thou wilt, disciples, If any man will come let us make here three tabernaafter me, let him deny himself, cles; one for thee, and one for and take up his cross, and follow Moses, and one for Elias.
5 While he yet spake, behold, 25 For whosoever will save his a bright cloud overshadowed life, shall lose it; and whosoever them: and, behold, a voice out will lose his life for my sake, of the cloud, which said, This shall find it.
is my beloved Son, in whom I 26 For what is a man profited, am well pleased; hear ye him. if he shall gain the whole world, 6 And when the disciples heard and lose his own soul? or what it, they fell on their face, and shall a man give in exchange for were sore afraid. his soul?
7 And Jesus came and touched 27 For the Son of man shall them, and said, Arise, and be come in the glory of his Father not afraid. with his angels; and then he 8 And when they had lifted up shall reward every man accord- their eyes, they saw no man, ing to his works.
save Jesus only. 28 Verily I say unto you, 9 And, as they came down There be some standing here from the mountain, Jesus chargwhich shall not taste of death, ed them, saying, Tell the vision till they see the Son of man to no man, until the Son of man coming in his kingdom. be risen again from the dead.
10 And his disciples asked CHAP. XVII.
him, saying, Why then say the
scribes, that Elias must first TRANSFIGURATION OF
11 And Jesus answered, and AND after six days Jesus said unto them, Elias truly shall taketh Peter, James, and John first come, and restore all things. his brother, and bringeth them 12 But I say unto you, that up into an high mountain apart, | Elias is come already, and they
knew him not; but have done || not out but by prayer and fastunto him whatsoever they listed: likewise shall also the Son 22 And while they abode in of man suffer of them.
Galilee, Jesus said unto them, 13 Then the disciples under- The Son of man shall be bestood that he spake unto them trayed into the hands of men; of John the Baptist.
23 And they shall kill him; 14 And when they were come and the third day he shall be to the multitude, there came to raised again. And they were him a certain man, kneeling exceeding sorry, down to him, and saying,
24 And when they were come 15 Lord, have mercy on my to Capernaum, they that receiv. son; for he is lunatick, and ed tribute-money came to Peter, sore vexed : for oft-times he and said, Doth not your master falleth into the fire, and oft into pay tribute? the water.
25 He saith, Yes. And when 16 And I brought him to thy he was come into the house, disciples, and they could not Jesus prevented him, saying, cure him.
What thinkest thou, Simon? of 17 Then Jesus answered and whom do the kings of the earth said, O faithless and perverse take custom or tribute? of their generation! how long shall I be own children, or of strangers ? with you? how long shall I suf- 26 Peter saith unto him, Of fer you? Bring him hither to strangers. Jesus saith unto him,
Then are the children free. 18 And Jesus rebuked the 27 Notwithstanding, lest we devil, and he departed out of should offend them, go thou to him: and the child was cured the sea, and cast an hook, and from that very hour.
take up the fish that first cometh 19 Then came the disciples to up; and, when thou hast opened Jesus apart, and said, Why his mouth, thou shalt find a could not we cast him out?
piece of money: that take, and 20 And Jesus said unto them, give unto them for me and thee. Because of your unbelief: for verily I say unto you,
CHAP. XVIII. faith as a grain of mustardseed, ye shall say unto this mountain, Remove hence to AT the same time came the yonder place, and it shall re- disciples unto Jesus, saying, move; and nothing shall be im- Who is the greatest in the kingpossible unto you.
dom of heaven? 21 Howbeit, this kind goeth 2 And Jesus called a little
CHRIST TEACHETH HUMILITY.